Moscow: Triumphant Patriarchal Liturgy in Christ the Saviour church

Moscow: Triumphant Patriarchal Liturgy in Christ the Saviour church
Moscow: Triumphant Patriarchal Liturgy in Christ the Saviour church
Moscow: Triumphant Patriarchal Liturgy in Christ the Saviour church
Moscow: Triumphant Patriarchal Liturgy in Christ the Saviour church

On the feast-day of Saints Cyril and Methodius, Serbian and Russian Patriarchs officiated the Divine Liturgy in the church of Christ the Saviour.

On the feast-day of Saints Cyril and Methodius, Slavic Enlighteners, 24 May 2018, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and His Holiness Archbishop of Pec, Metropolitan of Belgrade-Karlovci and Serbian Patriarch Irinej celebrated the Holy Liturgy in the Cathedral church of Christ the Saviour in Moscow marking the Day of Slavic Literacy and Culture as well as the name-day of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill.

Patriarch Irinej venerated the Relics of St. Matrona of Moscow

Upon his arrival in Moscow,  His Holiness Patriarch of Serbia visited Pokrovsky stauropegial Monastery, where he venerated the relics of St. Matrona of Moscow.

The Patriarch expressed his gratitude to the Very Venerable Mother superior Teophania and her sisterhood for a cordial welcome and hospitality. On behalf of His Holiness Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, Bishop John of Domodedev, addressed the Serbian Church delegation.

2018 General Assembly of the Conference of European Churches

The CEC General Assembly will bring together in Novi Sad, Serbia, participants from diverse Christian denominations, ecumenical and faith-based organisations, and EU offices, from across Europe.

The General Assembly will be addressing the biblical theme “You shall be my witnesses” (Acts 1:8) – exploring the Christian values of justice, witness and hospitality.

The Feast of Ascension in Jerusalem

The Feast of Ascension in Jerusalem
The Feast of Ascension in Jerusalem
The Feast of Ascension in Jerusalem
The Feast of Ascension in Jerusalem

On Thursday May 4/17, 2018, the Patriarchate celebrated the Feast of the Ascension at the place where the Lord was ascended in heaven before the eyes of His Holy Disciples, the Holy Shrine of the Ascension on the Mount of Olives.

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Primate of Polish Orthodox Church

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Primate of Polish Orthodox Church
Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Primate of Polish Orthodox Church
Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Primate of Polish Orthodox Church
Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Primate of Polish Orthodox Church

On 18 May 2018, with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, arrived in Poland. At the residence of Primates of the Polish Orthodox Church, the DECR chairman met with His Beatitude Metropolitan Sawa of Warsaw and All Poland.